(by Tyler Durden | Zero Hedge) – Following a month of ratcheting US-Russia tensions and tit-for-tat accusations and posturing over Ukraine, the Kremlin has issued it’s biggest threat yet, on Monday saying it might now be forced to deploy nuclear missiles in Europe. This raises the stakes significantly higher in the standoff which was sparked by widespread Western media reports alleging that Putin is preparing an “invasion” of Eastern Ukraine by calling up tens of thousands of extra troops near Crimea and the border region. “Russia said on Monday it may be forced to deploy intermediate-range nuclear missiles in Europe in response to what […]

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